Best Urumqi Tours: China Silk Road Tours of Urumqi in Xinjiang 2020/2021

Most travelers take Urumqi as the first stop of their Xinjiang Silk Road tours to enter Xinjiang and the last stop to leave considering its advanced transportation of air, train, and highway. Urumqi is the Capital city of Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China, with a graceful meaning “beautiful pasture” in Mongol. Although Urumqi itself doesn’t have too many travel resources around apart from the Tianshan Mountain-Heavenly Lake, the Xinjiang Museum, and the International Bazaar, Urumqi tours are considered as a warming-up of the thrilling Xinjiang adventure tours along the ancient Silk Road.

How Do I Plan My Xinjiang Urumqi Tour?

-Urumqi Travel Schedule

1-2 days Urumqi tours are proper for you to catch the essence of this city; if you have 3-6 days in Urumqi, you can consider extending your Xinjiang travel by Urumqi Turpan tours, Urumqi Kashgar tours, Urumqi Dunhuang tours; It’s nice if you have 1-2 weeks because you will have more options: you can take an in-depth photography tour in Northern Xinjiang, and historic expedition tour in Southern Xinjiang or even a full exploration to the whole Xinjiang; looking east, you can link your Urumqi tour with travel to Dunhuang, Jiayuguan, Zhangye, Lanzhou, Xining, and Xian to enjoy a complete China Silk Road tour; looking west, you can extend your Urumqi tours to the five-stan countries to open an incredible journey to central Asia.

– Urumqi Transportation

Urumqi enjoys a powerful transportation wave of flights, trains, and highways to meet different travelers’ condition. Usually, to the nearby city like Turpan, high-speed trains and cars are suggested; to Kashgar, both flights and overnight trains are accessible; to the cities in other provinces like Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Chengdu, Lanzhou…flight would be the first option.

How to Explore Urumqi?

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One Day Urumqi City Exploration Tour

One Day Urumqi City Exploration Tour

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One Day Urumqi Highlight Tour

One Day Urumqi Highlight Tour

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One Day Urumqi Tour with Excursion to Southern Pasture

One Day Urumqi Tour with Excursion to Southern Pasture

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3 Days Best Urumqi Private Tour

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4 Days Urumqi Tour with Heavenly Lake and Nanshan Pasture

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Urumqi-Turpan Best Day Tour by High-speed Train

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Turpan, connected with Urumqi by 1-hour high-speed train, is a perfect place for tourists who have extra days in Urumqi. Accompanied by the friendly local tour guide and driver, you will explore the best of Turpan city including the splendid Tuyugou Valley and Jiaohe Ruins, the well-designed Karez W...


2 Days Classic Turpan Tour from Urumqi

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Looking for the best side trip around Urumqi? Turpan would be the first selection! Regarded as a pearl-like city along the ancient Silk Road, Turpan processes a large number of cultural relics like Jiaohe Ruins, Sugong Pagoda as well as Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves. In addition, the delicate-desig...


5 Days Xinjiang Highlights Tour with Urumqi and Turpan

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2 Days Urumqi-Dunhuang-Urumqi Tour by High-speed Train

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4 Days Urumqi and Dunhuang Exploration Tour

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